Michelle Martin

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Michelle Martin graduated from Dublin City University (DCU) with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, and previously worked for well-known names in the Irish media sector. In 2018 she moved to New York where she was responsible for public relations, social media, and communications at a fast-growing start-up. Michelle is a native of the Royal County and still believes in the Oxford comma.

Connelly family wins NDC & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards
Connelly family wins NDC & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards

The Connelly family from Co. Galway has been announced as this year’s overall winner of the National Dairy Council (NDC)...

Letters of offer due to issue to NI ag shows – Poots
Letters of offer due to issue to NI ag shows – Poots

Letters of offer are due to issue to representatives of local agricultural shows in Northern Ireland, Minister for Agriculture, Environment...

Liz Truss chosen as UK’s new Prime Minister
Liz Truss chosen as UK’s new Prime Minister

Liz Truss has today (Monday, September 5) been chosen as the new leader of the British Conservative and Unionist Party...

NI farmers receive direct payments six weeks early
NI farmers receive direct payments six weeks early

Farmers in Northern Ireland have been issued direct payments six weeks earlier than previous years. Direct payments worth a combined...

Derry farmer fined for water pollution offence
Derry farmer fined for water pollution offence

A farmer from Co. Derry has been fined a total of £5,025.34 for a water pollution offence. Philip Palmer was...

Poots supports UK-wide consultation on methane-reducing feed
Poots supports UK-wide consultation on methane-reducing feed

Northern Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Edwin Poots, is supporting a UK-wide consultation on methane-reducing feed for...

Soil Nutrient Health Scheme Zone 1 deadline approaching
Soil Nutrient Health Scheme Zone 1 deadline approaching

The closing date for farmers in Zone 1 to register online for the Soil Nutrient Health Scheme (SNHS) is approaching....

CAFRE farm walk in Enniskillen to focus on EFS
CAFRE farm walk in Enniskillen to focus on EFS

Northern Ireland’s College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) is set to host a farm walk at its Enniskillen...

UK: Revenge-seeking trio who hid gun among bales jailed
UK: Revenge-seeking trio who hid gun among bales jailed

Three UK men who hid the gun they used in a revenge shooting among bales on their family farm in...

US scientists restore organ function in dead pigs
US scientists restore organ function in dead pigs

Researchers from Yale University in the US have successfully restored cellular and organ function in pigs a full hour after...

NI water invests a further £2.5m in Mourne Wall repairs
NI water invests a further £2.5m in Mourne Wall repairs

Northern Ireland (NI) Water has announced a further £2.5 million to carry out the second phase of repairs to the...

UK-wide review of pig supply chain launched
UK-wide review of pig supply chain launched

The UK government has today (Friday, July 15) launched a UK-wide review of the pig supply chain, with the aim...

DAERA confirms more cases of bird flu in NI
DAERA confirms more cases of bird flu in NI

The Department for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has confirmed further cases of avian influenza (bird flu) in seabirds...

Jeremy Clarkson opens Diddly Squat Restaurant
Jeremy Clarkson opens Diddly Squat Restaurant

Jeremy Clarkson has announced the opening of his new on-farm ‘Diddly Squat Restaurant’. Taking to Twitter, the TV personality-turned farmer...

DAERA confirms bird flu in wild birds on Rathlin Island
DAERA confirms bird flu in wild birds on Rathlin Island

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) in Northern Ireland has confirmed positive test results for avian influenza...

Queen’s in £5m UK project to help agrifood reach net zero
Queen’s in £5m UK project to help agrifood reach net zero

Queen’s University Belfast (Queen’s) was today (Thursday, July 7) named part of a government-backed, £5 million research network designed to...

Pics: NIFRS rescues calf from slurry pit in Antrim
Pics: NIFRS rescues calf from slurry pit in Antrim

A calf in Co. Antrim has been reunited with its mother following a rescue mission by Northern Ireland Fire and...

DAERA staff raise over £9k for Air Ambulance NI
DAERA staff raise over £9k for Air Ambulance NI

Staff from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), along with their family and friends, have raised £9,680...